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The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona videocassettes

Still image from the Holocaust testimony of Erna S. from the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Holocaust testimony videocassettes, 1989.

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Holocaust testimony videocassettes measure 1.5 linear feet and contain nine video interviews on 19 U-matic videocassettes with Holocaust survivors. These testimonies were conducted by the United States Holocaust Museum Oral History Branch in 1989 and the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona in 1990. The interviews in box 1 were created by the Jewish Federation as one of thirty-six affiliate projects led by Yale University Library’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. The University of Arizona holds the master U-matic videocassettes of the testimonies; the Fortunoff Video Archive has digitized the submasters.

UA Special Collections is an official access site for the Fortunoff Video Archive, providing streaming access at a secure workstation onsite in our Reading Room or remotely via the University's VPN client.

Instructions for viewing the recordings in the Reading Room can be found in the Collection Guide and on the Digital Collection page.

Testimonies of Erna S. and Gerda W. in box 2 were conducted by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch. They have been transcribed and digitized and are freely available to stream from the Jeff and Toby Herr Oral History Archive. Descriptions and unique identifiers for all interviews in the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Holocaust testimony videocassettes can be found in the collection guide.